Kentucky Basketball: 5 Recruits Who Would Thrive in Dribble Drive Offense

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Kentucky Basketball: 5 Recruits Who Would Thrive in Dribble Drive Offense
Mark L. Baer-US PRESSWIRE

John Calipari has mastered the Dribble Drive Motion. The DDM is an offense created by Vance Walberg and relayed to Calipari during his time at Memphis. (NBCSports.com has a great breakdown of the offense as a whole.)

In a nutshell, the DDM needs athletic perimeter ball handlers to be successful. Calipari's early utilization of this offense was focused on premier point guards. You know the names: Derrick Rose, Tyreke Evans, John Wall. 

As Calipari's career has evolved, so has the DDM. But the core principle of the offense stays the same: super-athletic ball-handlers are a must. Breaking down defenses off the bounce is a must—and these top recruits do it the best.

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